Sterling High School

407 West Broadway

Sterling, CO 80751-3099

Grades: 9-12

583 students

Sterling High School serves 583 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Sterling High School operates within the No. Re-1, Valley School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 583 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 583 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
26%
32%
White
70%
56%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.39
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,980 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,497 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,158 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name No. Re-1, Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,980 561
Graduation Rate 75% 78%
District Total Revenue $24 MM $7 MM
District Spending $25 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,497 $11,613
District Spending / Student $10,158 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Smith High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sterling Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campbell Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SterlingSterling Middle School
    1177 Pawnee St
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-1041
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 429 students                      
  • SterlingCampbell Elementary School
    902 Clark
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-2515
    0.4 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 425 students                      
  • SterlingSmith High School
    Alternative School
    201 South 11th Ave
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-5079
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 21 students                      
  • SterlingHagen Early Education Center
    301 Hagen St
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-0432
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK | 141 students                      
  • SterlingAyres Elementary School
    1812 Robin Rd
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-1409
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 445 students                      

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